The secret book boxes found. Publisher byron preiss buried 12 ceramic casques each containing a key that could be redeemed for a jewel in parks around the country and put location clues in his 1982 book the secret. James renner is on a quest to discover the others and he invites you to join the hunt. One of the ceramic boxes was found in chicago in 1983 one in cleveland in 2004 and one in boston in october 2019.
A treasure hunt by byron preiss. Chicago 1984 and cleveland 2004 since the publication of the book over thirty years ago only two of the 12 casques have been found. At the same time preiss buried 12 ceramic boxes or casques in various locations around north america.
Only two have been found. See the original image image 5 and the corresponding verse verse 12. The first was located in grant park chicago in 1984 by a group of students.
The book was inspired by the success of masquerade written and illustrated by kit williams and published in england in august 1979 but the secret never led to the same level of treasure hunting frenzy. Now for the first time in history all the pieces of the secret come together in a revelation that is life transforming for all who experience it. This video is about the book.
Plato leonardo galileo napoleon hugo beethoven lincoln edison einstein and carnegie to name but a few. Welcome to reddit solved. The year after the book was published three teenagers in chicago followed preisss clues to a box buried in grant park in chicago.
The 1982 treasure hunt book the secret has clues to 12 hidden gems. Only two casques have been found since 1981 in chicago il and cleveland oh. Preiss buried 12 casques around the usa in 1981 and wrote a book called the secret no not the self help book with clues on how to find them.
I talk about the history of the book and the treasures that it mentions. One in chicago and the other in cleveland. For the last few years ive written about unsolved crimes hunting down serial killers and crooked politicians in cleveland.
In the casques were keys that could be redeemed for a gem.
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